Flashcards in Chapter 10 PNS Treatment Deck (10):
Purpose of cranial manipulation?
Improve PNS function in head structures innervated by CN III, VII, IX, X
How to reach sphenopalatine ganglion?
Manual finger pressure intraorally
Purpose of sphenopalatine ganglion technique?
Enhance PNS activity to encourage thin watery secretions
Indications for sphenopalatine ganglion technique?
Thick nasal secretions
Purpose of condylar decompression?
Help free PNS responses to structures innervated by CN IX and X by freeing passage thru jugular foramen (i.e. occipito-mastoid suture)
What can condylar compression cause?
Suckling difficulties in newborns
Vagus nerve treatment?
OA, AA, or C2 joint treatment
Purpose of sacral somatic dysfunction treatment?
1) Decrease hyperPNS tone in left colon and pelvis
2) Reduce labor pain caused by cervical dilation
Indications for sacral SD treatment?
Dysmenorrhea, labor pain from cervical dilation, constipation